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The Toronto Public 
Library. 



Government House. 



Toronto's Magnificent 
City Hall. 



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The Royal 
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Toronto is the Provincial Seat of Gov- 
ernment and here are seen the Parliament 
Buildings in a beautiful floral setting. 

The Government House is the offi- 
cial home of the Lieutenant Governor 
of Ontario. 

The Royal Ontario Museum boasts 
of having one of the finest Chinese col- 
lections in the world. 

The Toronto Public Library is one 
of the finest on the Continent. 

The City Hall is visited annually by 
thousands who see Toronto from its 
tower. 

Toronto has a wealth of wonderful 
buildings to feast the eye of the tourist 
— seen best from the palatial sight-see- 
ing coaches, owned and operated by 
the City of Toronto. 





Ladies' Soft Ball 
Stadium at 
"Sunnyside." 





Toronto has many beautiful residen- 
tial sections — above will be seen Casa 
Loma, the continent's most sumptuous 
home. Swimming, horseback riding 
and boating are favourite sports with 
Toronto people. 

The birthplace of Mary Pickford, 
"the Nation's Sweetheart", is located 
on University Avenue. 

The Toronto Golf Club is very 
popular. There are over twenty golf 
courses within easy reach of the city. 
Two of these are publicly owned. Tor- 
ontonians are ardent golfers. Bring 
your golf clubs with you and enjoy 
the ancient game under the best of 
conditions. 



The Toronto Hunt 
Club. 



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The Old Mill on the 
Humber River. 



Fun on the Beach 
"Sunnyside". 



Deer at High Park 
Reserve. 



The Toronto Hunt Club and the 
hounds are above shown just about to 
start on a cross country run. This 
sport is a favourite with the elite of 
Toronto. 

The Old Mill and the Humber River 
are great favourites with the people. 
On a nice summer's day will be seen 
hundreds of canoes, rowboats and fast 
motor boats wending their way up and 
down the Humber River and crowds 
picnicking at the Old Mill. 

The deer at High Park Reserve are 
visited by thousands of tourists an- 
nually. 

Yonge Street is Toronto's main re- 
tail street where good stores of every 
kind are in evidence. 




Aeroplane View of 
Canadian National Ex- 
hibition Grounds. 



The Canadian National Exhibition is 
the greatest permanent achievement of 
its kind in the world. Its grounds 
cover over three hundred acres, and 
represents, including buildings, twelve 
million dollars ; it attracts annually one 
million, five hundred thousand people 
from the four corners of the earth. Ex- 
hibits of every kind of manufacture 
from all parts of the world are shown. 

The Canadian National Exhibition 
opens each year the second Saturday 
before Labour Day and continues for 
two weeks. 

Labour Day in Canada and in the 
United States falls on the same date. 



Bathing Beauty at 
Toronto Island. 



The University of Toronto is one of 
the leading educational institutions of 
the world. The grounds and building 
occupy several hundred acres. Insulin 
was discovered at this University by 
Dr. Banting. 

The Coliseum is the home of the 
Royal Winter Fair, the largest fat 
stock show in America, while its horse 
show is unsurpassed by any other 
similar event. The Royal Winter Fair 
is held annually in November. 

The Toronto Art Gallery is a Mecca 
for lovers of art and famous every- 
where. 

The Toronto General Hospital, 
which takes its place among the best 
on any continent, is the pride of 
Torontonians. 



Toronto, Canada,isa Great Big Commercial City with all the Qualities 
of a Huge Summer Resort — An Ideal Convention City 




THE HIGHWAYS FROM NIAGARA FALLS, DETROIT AND PORT HURON TO TORONTO ARE FINEST IN AMERICA 



ROAD DISTANCES FROM AMERICAN AND CANADIAN CITIES TO TORONTO, CANADA 

MILES 

Boston, Mass., to Toronto 604 

Cincinnati, Ohio, to Toronto 572 

Milwaukee, Wis., to Toronto 618 

Kawartha Lakes to Toronto 100 

Montreal, Que., to Toronto 350 

Muskoka, Ont., to Toronto 106 

Thousand Islands to Toronto 180 



MILES 

Buffalo, N.Y., to Toronto 118 

Niagara Falls, N.Y., to Toronto 85 

Port Huron, Mich., to Toronto 185 

Detroit, Mich., to Toronto 240 

Cleveland, Ohio, to Toronto 313 

Pittsburg, Pa., to Toronto 345 

Columbus, Ohio, to Toronto 456 



MILES 

Dayton, Ohio, to Toronto 532 

Chicago, 111., to Toronto 557 

Harrisburg, Pa., to Toronto 317 

Philadelphia, Pa., to Toronto 531 

New York, N.Y., to Toronto 526 

Washington, D.C., to Toronto 521 

Baltimore, Md., to Toronto 490 



Make One of These Fine Hotels Your Home When in Toronto 



Toronto Hotels and Addresses 



Alexandra Palace. . . . 

Carls- Rite Hotel 

Elliott Hotel 

Florence Hotel 

Isabella Hotel 

Marlborough Hotel. . 
King Edward Hotel. . 
Prince George Hotel. 

Queens Hotel 

Royal Cecil Hotel. . . 
Stoodleigh Hotel. 

St, Regis Hotel 

Tusco Hotel 

Walker House 

Waverley Hotel 

Westminster Hotel. . . 
Wilton Court Hotel . 
York Hotel 



184 University Ave. 

Front and Simcoe Sts. 

Church and Shuter Sts. 

30 King St. West 

.Sherbourne and Isabella Sts. 

214 Jarvis St. 

27 King St. East 

King and York Sts. 

90 Front St. West 

Jarvis and Dundas Sts. 

74 Shuter St. 

392 Sherbourne St. 

Jarvis and Dundas Sts. 

Front and York Sts. 

Spadina Ave. and College St. 

240 Jarvis St. 

Dundas and George Sts. 

King and George Sts. 



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Manager or Proprietor 



H. H. Harris 

E. M. Carroll 

F. C. Rocke 

J. A. Mumby 

W. C. Schultz 

Geo. Foster 

P. Kirby Hunt 

E. Winnett Thompson . 
Boyd A. C. Caldwell . . 

J. Franceschini 

R. W. Taylor 

Charles Storey 

H. D. Bannatyne 

George Wright 

E. R. Powell 

T. J. Horrocks 

J. T. Benor 

F. J. B. Curtis 



Capacity 



Rate (E. P.) 



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450 


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500 


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125 


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200 


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Write any of the above Hotels for complete Rates and Folder 
For information regarding Toronto, its Hotels, Road Information or holding your next Conventions at Toronto, write The 
Toronto Convention and Tourist Association, Inc., Executive Offices— Hotel Waverley, Spadina Ave. 

and College St., Toronto, Canada 



PRINTED IN TORONTO. CANADA